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francisco can be proud of so many things, one of the things that i am very proud of when i think of san francisco is the fact that we have always been at the forefront of civil rights and at the forefront of lgbt rights. and there is a place in this world where i hope the city would be open to recognizing the contributions of an openly ldbt person. i would hope that that place would be san francisco. one of the things that struck me about this conversation is something that we learn about harvey milk. when he was first elected, he understood the significance of his election. i would like to share with you a part of what he said. it goes, the hope speech often talk about. this is what he said to use his own words: "two days after i was elected i got a phone call and the voice was quite young. it was from al tuna, pennsylvania. the person said things. you have to elected a people so that young child and thousands of people know that there is hope for a better tomorrow." without hope, gays, blacks, seniors, the "ss" give up. without hope life is not worth living. harvey closed, and you a
to bike ride? great. this saturday you're invited to bicycle with the san francisco midnight mystery ride as they set out to a new mystery location in sf. where to meet, post their locationses on the website and facebook page to answer. only the ride leader knows where they're going so bring your sense of adventure. rides are generally around five miles and all levels of cyclists are welcome. and that's the weekly buzz. for more information about any of these events visit us at sf grouch tv.org.@@to the fifth awards here at san francisco city hall. thank you all so much for joining us here tonight. it is an honor to be here. my name is daniel homsby and i am the program manager for the neighborhood department networks. an honor to see you here. many of the same faces for the fifth year for the men awards. let's give you an a plays for coming back. (applause) >> and celebrating one of the most important things we have in san francisco, which is our neighborhoods. without further ado, i'd like to start the program off by introducing my colleague, christina palone, the new director for the
of the families and children of san francisco. we went to an event with former congresswoman kathy gifford, and her husband, -- and now retired judge feinstein read sandy hook promise i want to read this and to record. =-this is a promise to support our families, our neighbors, are own with education. this is a promise lives lost. to be open to all possibilities. there is no agenda other than to make our community a safer and better place. this is a promise. to have a conversation on all the issues. conversations where listening is as important as speaking. conversations were even those with the most opposing views can debate and goodwill. this is a promise. to turn the conversations to action things must change. this is a time. this is a promise. we make to our precious children because each human life is filled with promise and we continue to be filled with unbearable pain; we choose love, belief, hope instead of anger. this is a promise. to make everything in our part not as a place with victims but a place where real change can be made. our hearts are broken. our spirits are not. this
ever had before. [ applause ] fp >> and we are sending a strong message that san francisco families are welcome and we want you to stay. >> this park is open. ♪ >> so, we're just going to take you through this really quickly. over 200 parks, over 1100 facilities are all contained within this. everything is based around you as a human being have your app. if you're looking for a park or if you're not familiar with any of the parks here in the city are, this app is a perfect accessory. so we're basically zooming in on the map right now. you can see the clustering 2 12 parks. as you get closer in, it lets you know where you're at. i'll zoom in on a park. you can see many different parks here. if you go to dolores, we'll start to see all of the facilities that they have available. looks like there's a tennis court, a dog play area, some children's park play areas. and if you actually go into one of the children's play area maybe, you can see some details about it. any news about each of the parks is going to be referenced here through a feed. ability to donate to the rec and park. let
just last week. >> smart phone users in san francisco will be able to access a new type of restaurant rating not on the food, though. this is about your health, right? >> exactly. so many restaurants in san francisco, believe it or not, more than 3, 500, including a 24 hour diner on church street, one of many, you can check your computer or smartphone and you can tell which served up the best omelet and the health rating. yelp is making it possible and partnering with san francisco's health department to provide restaurant health inspection rating and customer comments in the name of transparency and food safety. restaurant managers and customers we talked to like it. >> i think according to when you get good advise you can see if you want to go. yelp will help you in that way. i agree. >> so many restaurants here it will be interesting, it will be easier to get away with stuff than in the smaller town if you are messy or not. >> the mayor will announce the yelp partnership later this morning. the information will be online soon. san francisco is the first city in the nation to do thi
ladies and gentlemen. my name is louisa mendoza, resident of san francisco for over 25 years. from south america via the caribbean. i am seeking a permanent appointment. also substituting in the board 1 as a hearing officer. real estate broker for over 15 years; practice real estate for 20 years when i began as a property manager. for 12 years i have been a certified mortgage broker; i do own and operate m&m financial services of which i also offer-- i do consult in insurance, as a licensed insurance agent. during my experience i have also done a lot of broker opinions for lending institutions, determining market values for property for the basis of the internal transactions. i have been a member of the san francisco board of realtors woman's council, now we are becoming again very active. i am also the president of the travelers club of san francisco. >> seeing that you already served on the board, if you could respond to the question that i asked of ms. lewis. >> i do believe that additional efforts can be made. it can be reviewed in the assessor's office as to how this can be done.
to be announced by the mayor today. >> good morning, eric. there are 3,500 restaurants in san francisco, believe it or not, and many like sparky here in castro on church street is a favorite but finding a restaurant can be a challenge, a good restaurant. many log on to sites like yelp to make it easier and you can tell how clean and safe a restaurant is. yelp is partnering with san francisco's health department to provide inspection information for the public. it is all in the name of transparency and food safety. many customers love it. >> we want to know it is place has a bad health rating. >> if you go somewhere and it is gross...you don't go there. there are enough places to go you can make your own decision. >> she is not wild about it and prefers to go on first impression. the mayor will announce the partnership with yelp later today at a news conference in washington, dc, where he is attending the conference of mayors. it will be online first and san francisco leading of way the first city in the nation to provide that information. a lot of helpful information. live in the castro for abc7
daughter away before running away. >> people looking up reviews for san francisco restaurants can soon turn to yelp for how safe and sanitary the food is. we are live in the castro district with details on a just-announced partnership. >> the mayor lee made the partnership with yelp official. we are asking the crowd, how much information do you want to know about your favorite restaurant? more than 3,500 restaurants in san francisco but finding one you like can take searching. >> i go to the same restaurants over and over. many turn to yelp to hear about food and service but it does not tell the whole story. >> it is helpful to know about a person's experience but not getting information about the cleanliness. >> but you will soon know about your favorite restaurant or a new one, yelp is partnering with san francisco's health department to provide users health inspection ratings along with customer comments, all in the name of transparency and food safety. >> the manager of this cafe says customers have a right to know. >> this makes the restaurants clean up their act or makes them, you kno
tried to put her daughter away before running away. >> people looking up reviews for san francisco restaurants can soon turn to yelp for how safe and sanitary the food is. we are live in the castro district with details on a just-announced partnership. >> the mayor lee made the partnership with yelp official. we are asking the crowd, how much information do you want to know about your favorite restaurant? more than 3,500 restaurants in san francisco but finding one you like can take searching. >> i go to the same restaurants over and over. many turn to yelp to hear about food and service but it does not tell the whole story. >> it is helpful to know about a person's experience but not getting information about the cleanliness. >> but you will soon know about your favorite restaurant or a new one, yelp is partnering with san francisco's health department to provide users health inspection ratings along with customer comments, all in the name of transparency a and food safety. >> the manager of this cafe says customers have a right to know. >> this makes the restaurants clean up thei
as an inspector for the san francisco health department. i'm not here representing the city. i am here as a coffee drinker. i am in and out of restaurants regularly, and instead of standing in line at a restaurant, i would rather grab a quick cup of good coffee at expresso subito. >> my name is lynn person and i have lived and worked in san francisco for the last 29 years. i'm a business person in downtown and i guess i'm repeating a little bit of what he just said. this grab and go service, these trucks, this mobile truck industry is very valuable. it's a needed service for business people like myself. i will at times, when i have time frequent the restaurants and the coffee shops downtown. i have meetings and he use their internet and sit and have coffee there when i have time. when i don't, those trucks are a valuable service and i think that permit should be uphold. >> next speaker, please. >> good evening commissioners, my name is robert bookbinder; i had a long career at the san francisco water department, 25 years. i am recently roo tired. i spent many nights and days working on the stre
travel team, we would like to thank the city and county of san francisco, also parks and rec. as a team we are proud to represent glens and very proud represent san francisco. we look forward to another successful season representing san francisco and glens in the coastal division. (applause) >> my name is dylan rogers; i play for the san francisco junior glens u11 team. they were formed in the spring of 2009. i was of the first tryout one sunday morning for the formation of a ua team. four years later the club has 30 teams for all age groups, boys and girls club. the goal of the club is to provide soccer for any kid who wants to play while keeping fees at a minimum. i have been on the team for two years. we entered our first tournament just over one year ago and we beat them in the final. since then we have entered three more tournament, winning two and getting to the semi final of the third. we won the association cup in sacramento in december becoming the first san francisco team to do so. also won the league this year with 8-2 record, quite an achievement for our te
districts in the bay area than they do in the san francisco school district. we have to change that. this appropriation is about recognizing that while money is not the only answer, money is part of the answer. this is about closing the achievement gap which is one of the single most important challenges that we are facing as a city. that is why this vote is so important. and so i would once again - and i have a lot of respect for my colleagues and i understand the reasoning that has been reticulated - but the reason why i am against, by releasing money that the district is entitled to, we are not doing anything -- it would be a mistake for san francisco not to make this choice now. for everyday, every month that we delay making that additional expenditure the achievement gap with some students is going to grow wider and will become more expensive to close it. i hope that we support this item. and again i want to thank supervisor kim and the other cosponsors. and i look forward to working with our new colleagues. >> president: supervisor kim. >> supervisor kim: i'm glad that superv
day in san francisco is friday. the busiest time, the busiest hour on average is 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.. on september 14th was the busiest day of last month. and the people can line this data up with their sales data or with public transit or anything they're looking at and they'll be able to figure out real quickly if there's a correlation. and if there's more pedestrians, less pedestrians. what? >> [inaudible]. >> i'm sorry? >> [inaudible]. >> so, this is a tool that we're developing based on the data that we're announcing today. you can see them over here a little bit better. but you can see that to most departments, most agencies in san francisco, the city, most agencies, they'll be able to use this in a real way. they'll be able to look -- police can look at an interface and be able to see exactly how many people are in these areas that they might have to go to -- kind of wrap up now, i guess. no, i can't. so, you know, and we can also show predictive data about when the giants are going to be playing. so, anyway, you can come over for a demo later. i think we'll be on a panel l
for public land which is a national parks organization determined that san francisco, which has 4,000 acres of open space and over 220 parks, over 15% of the city's land is open space. the trust for public land said we have the best urban park system in america. and the challenge for us is making sure that all of our park users understand all of the wonderful things in our park system and know how to use our parks to tailor to their own specific experience. as diverse as this city is, there are hundreds if not thousands of different ways that people like to use and enjoy our parks. and in this app there is information about our parks, about our play grounds, about our ball fields, about our trails, about our community gardens, about the 300 pieces of public art in our jurisdiction. you can reserve a picnic bench. there's a running feed of news and events. you can volunteer in our park system by using this app. you can donate to the recreation and park department a very worthy causey might add using this app. and you can find all kinds of incredible information. so, we are just so thrilled a
yesterday with a screening of the documentary film, bully, to 3,000 students in san francisco from san francisco's public schools. the superintendent of schools you're going to hear from in a minute, he was there, i know ter theresa sparks was there, i was so proud of san francisco in being there because the superintendent, he's, you can tell he's a teacher because he took control of that room. there was a thousand people in that room, he had them all raise their hands to quiet them down, it was beautiful. you could see the teacher in him. but i was so proud of being in san francisco because the kids -- kids are kids -- they were warned, you need to be respectful, you need to be respectful of the children that are being depicted in this film, please don't laugh at inappropriate moments, that kind of thing, and the kids were great. the kids were silent and crying when things were really tough and when things were going well for the kids depicted in the film they were cheering. it was a really, really wonderful moment. it was a wonderful way to start off this summit. i'm sure our
of and i know you dreamed of it just in terms of being able to live in san francisco, afford it here. your kids are so happy to see their rooms and all their giants posters and the views of the bay. but we also want to assure you that we're just beginning to complete a really long-held promise, malia, that you and i and other supervisors have made. and we signalled that back when gavin was mayor. he made the bold announcement back in 2006, with the board of supervisors as a whole, that knowing that it was over $267 million of unmet infrastructure needs in the whole public housing complex, and that on an annual basis, the hud and the federal government were only able to come up with 16 million, and decreasing every year based upon their inability to get together on hud priorities, that we created hope sf. and out of that came a $95 million commitment. i'm going to see to it that not only every penny of that comes in, but there will be more coming from the private sector because hope sf is about the public-private partnership that we have, that we should never allow our public housing reside
under foggy conditions. the san francisco manner exchange will look at fog rules. the federal investigators say it could take months to determine the true cause. >> governor brown will attend a uc board of regents meeting to discussion the proposed budget and the impact on uc wanting to keep further tuition or fee increases off the agenda. university of california schools will get plenty of financial help from taxpayers after voters approves proposition 30. he wants more teaching, less research, and more students accepted from community colleges. >> san francisco's law banning public nudity goes into effect but today it is challenged in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. the city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance in the district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiffs wants it to apply to all nude its not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame could hold a news conference today on the shocking story of the national college football star who claims he was a victim of a
>> san francisco is home to some of the most innovative companies of the 21st century. this pioneering and forward looking spirit is alive in san francisco government as well. the new headquarters of the san francisco public utilities commission at a5 25 golden gate avenue is more than just a 13-story building and office ablation. instead, city leaders, departments and project managers join forces with local architectural firms ked to build one of the greatest office buildings in america. that's more than a building. that's a living system. ♪ ♪ when san francisco first bought this land in 1999, it was home to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building
in new orleans when they win the super bowl. >> they were here in the bay area in san francisco for world series, and we're told they occasionally pop in over in oakland for a raider game. >> police want to you take a look at a sketch of a man wanted for trying to snatch a 3-year-old girl out of her mother's arms. here it s police say it is critical to get this man off the streets before he strikes again. the mother says the man began chet chathing with them around 5:30 last night. >> he kneeled down to talk to my 3-year-old picked her up by her ankles and started to pull her from me. her bots fell off, pants coming off. he was pulling hard. >> neighbors say they did not hear or see anything out of the ordinary police say they're canvassing the area is a follow up on every lead possible. our concern is that if he's willing to be as brazen as he was yesterday evening, who is to say he won't do this again. >> here is a look at the sketch again, police describe the man as about 20, 30 years old, five foot six with a thin build. the mother says he smelled like motor oil. >> the fbi is refusin
way for an innocent bystander who died in a new year's day crash in san francisco. 26-year-old francisco gutierrez was killed while walking outside a liquor store on van nuys avenue. police say a speeder caused the crash while speeding away from officers. another bystander was also killed. he was in a car held by the suspect. >>> san jose police have released the sketch of a man who has a neighborhood on alert after he tried to snatch a child from her mother's arms. police say the three-year-old was playing with other children when the man approached and comment ed on how she looked. feeling uncomfortable, the mother picked up the girl, but the man tried to pull the toddler from her arms. >> when he knelt down, he grabbed my daughter by her feet. we were tugging at each other. and her bottoms were falling off, and then eventually, her boots fell off, and that's when the struggle ended. i ran inside my house and called the police. >> here is a sketch released by police. the man is described as latino, in his 20s wearing a red baseball hat, blue genes and a light colored shir
a legislative program before you. this program has been reviewed with the city and county of san francisco state legislative committee, including members of the board of supervisors, as well as earlier this month we reviewed the program, the draft program with the sfmta's citizens' advisory committee that was a good opportunity to go over in detail the recommendations brand new before you today. just to quickly walk you through some of the priorities here. starting with the coming year to deal with. our staff is preparing briefing materials so that they are familiar with the issues of the sfmta and our understanding of the broader realm of responsibilitis that this agency now has. the rest of the program here really focuses on the future in the coming year, discussions on plans for san francisco's implementation of the recently approved vlf legislation at the state level. i will make a note ever that for the portion of your conversation this afternoon on the state picture. we'll also anticipate a number of contracts going to the board in the coming year, as well as grants that need to be approve
cold. which part of it? ktvu's rob roth is live in san francisco where a debate is underway. rob? >> reporter: the details still need ironing out but it appear as new area cold is coming to san francisco. >> operator. >> reporter: the dispatch center in san francisco gets hundreds of calls each day so the possibilities of having to change an area cold is not a popular one. >> no. no. i am scared. >> the california public utilities commission began holding meetings about adding a new area cold, a change that would effect san francisco. the problem says the california public utilities commission says all available prefixes will be used up in 2-1/2 years. >> when we run out we have to assign another area cold so we will have more prefixes. >> the california public utilities commission says there are two ways, one possibilities would be splitting san francisco in half, the east side and west side and marine the other. the owner would prefer to keep the current number. >> cause people to change printing on all their adds. >> customers have been calling us on the same phone number. >
and fellow americans in connecticut. but we are very fortunate in san francisco, as we have had an opportunity to reflect with the established partnerships we have in this city. not only with the city of san francisco and the mayor's office. but the police department. the department of public health. our community-based organizations. and all the multitudes of others in this community that work with us arm in arm to provide services to our students and community. we strive to bring safety to our workplaces. and safety to our schools. so that our students can thrive. and our educators can teach. we are fortunate to have trained professionals on our campuses. including social workers and nurses and wellness services. and ladies and gentlemen, if not for the largess of the san francisco voting community, we would not be able to do this. we want to thank you for the voting of our schools. when you go to the ballot box and vote for the parcel tax and bonds, this is what you vote for. the systems that keep people safe. and we want to thank you. and we have wellness centers and as you
grandson came here from maryland and was in advanced classes in maryland. his assignment in san francisco was visation valley or martin luther king. he's maintained a 3.7 gpa and is not challenged. he has almost no homework and no projects. the gate program seems to be unorganized and communication with the teachers has resulted in little change. in order to reach martin luther king, kesean must take two buses results in a one-hour commute each way. we live five blocks from (inaudible) middle school. he was registered this december with abstos, we were understood that these schools were banned. his father was told that he would have no information about waiting list until march 2013, really, the list does not all right exist? what are the options for a solid student in this system? how can we get a good education for kesean? how can we plan alternative for what is not providing him with a challenged or adequate education? any places for me to pursue this? >> we have you get with the chief of staff, and have the middle schools to follow up with you. >> to whom do i give this? thank you. >>
what it takes to live in san francisco. they estimate it takes $27,000 and 61% of our population do not meet that. >> thank you, miss hale, appreciate that. >> we hope you will not consider that. >> thank you. >> good afternoon again directors charles rathborn on behalf of luxor cab. i would like to submit our complaint against uber. uber is installing their own dispatch equipment in our cabs without our permission. the equipment consists of a smartphone modified to acts a dispatch terminal. the terminal serves only uber's customers and not the general public. you cannot for instance order a cab using uber's equipment. but the unlicensed dispatch firms do not. unlicensed companies undermine our ability to respond to service requests through our own already strained dispatch service to the extent that our drivers are working with the unlicensed dispatch, they are unavailable to respond to service requests made through our own licensed dispatch. is the operation safe? does the device cause more driver distraction than already exists of a complex work environment of a taxi cab?
year. let's take this opportunity to summarize the san francisco public library during 2012. the president of the library commission has been found guilty of official misconduct. this year it is finally unavoidable that the friends of the library are crooks and the continuing defense is exposed as self-serving, willful blindness. that that there was any credibility to lose. the city library has been found guilty of violating the sunshine ordinance and refer to the board of supervisors. attendance of the library commission meetings is so low that several would have been removed under the mayors announced attendance policy in the final months of 2012, a library commission only managed six meetings when the schedule called for nine. the whole schedule is below the attendance policy. as if to emphasize the complete collapse the only politically ambitious commissioners resigned a full seven months ago and the mayor has not been able to find a seventh person to join the lottery commission. there is no apology for the lack of honesty because no honesty is expected. the crooks just
to thank the san francisco department association and housing rights, and my legislative staff for doing hard work on this ordinance. the hazards of secondhand smoke as we heard earlier well documented. is a killer of 49,000 people each year, 3,000 from lung cancer, 46,000 from heart disease. the smoke seeps into your unit. this can result in a prospective tenant finding out that they are exposed to secondhand smoke after they signed the lease. this policy will allow prospective tenants to make informed decision about the unit under consideration and if it meets their needs disclosure also benefits landlords. the smoke-free housing policy requires that owners designate units is either smoke-free or smoke, optional. no leases can be change midway. once the designations are made owners must include the designation, and to any applicant prior to entering the lease agreement. this list will be updated and available to all tenants. for owners of 50 units or less in the city have one year to comply; orders of 50 units or more have two years. this ordinance would bring san francisco in
, commissioners. my name is heroshi chair of the coalition for san francisco neighborhoods land use committee. i will start off by saying this past tuesday night the coalition took a vote and -- on this resolution, resolve -- supports the -- reuse of the first st. john's united methodist church for senior housing or another preservation alternative. we urge department of building -- or supervisors, city attorney, district attorney to pursue action for building code and ceqa violations. so in that regard, we will be submitting a letter to the city attorney. it's in part it reets, dear city attorney -- san francisco neighborhoods request the city of san francisco for ceqa violations as well as the vacant building ordinance for 1601 larkin street. goes on, the planninggv 8, commission, twice rejek plans for replacement and'jpt; directd owner toájj!tv secure and mainte building. dbi documented code violations or other illegal activity. we expect city attorney to planning department files, history of cads and 311 reports and detail accountsm=nnñ available from neighbors while looking at enforcement
in san francisco now challenging the city's ban on public nudity today. activists filing a federal lawsuit claiming the ban violates their right to freedom of everything and expression. they want the court to issue an injunction against that ban which is set to take effect february 1st. city attorneys, they say the court has upheld nudity banses in other cities in the bay area. a hearing will be held in federal court this afternoon. >>> we could find out today if the bay area's newest casino gets to open its penthouse gaming floor. san jose's police chief is stepping down tomorrow. but he has promised to make a decision about casino matrix's eighth floor before he leaves. the penthouse is designed to offer high-stakes gambling and a panoramic view of silicon valley. the chief, kris moore, has expressed concerns over the casino's ability to safely monitor activity on that top floor. >> all right. >>> you and i have been talking about this all day. perfect timing. good weather, today is thursday, that means tomorrow is friday. christina loren is bringing it all for us. >> i am. and y
. >> and another jair code split for the bay -- area code split for the bay area. >> san francisco's got one 5, as in 15% of our average rainfall for january. when is the rain coming back? ,,,,,,,,,, story that captivated the all-star >>> kind of a sad new twist on a love story that captivated the country. an all-star college football player and his cancer-stricken girlfriend. tonight it appears her tragic death was actually a well-orchestrated hoax. at his expense! juan fernandez reports. >> every letter she sent me, be humble, be gracious, and always remember that i love you. >> reporter: it was the inspirational story of the college football season, manti te'o talking about the death of his girlfriend. four months after her death, it turns out she never existed. a 3-year online relationship, reports of a courageous battle with leukemia, all a hoax. the news brought to life by the website, deadspin.com. >> we called all of the funeral homes where several sources reported she had been buried. they had no information on it. and this really told us that there's something really going on here. >
good approaching the 880 split. let's go back to the desk. >>> point information about san francisco restaurants -- important information about san francisco's restaurant here is more on the city's move to make restaurants healthy. >> reporter: starting today you will be able to figure out the public health standards and it is all part of the mayor's initiative to make government information easy to access. he hopes he will make it easily citywide. he will be at a conference where he serves as chairman and innovation. the chairman worked with the engineering team to create standards that other city sites and others can use as well. you can see how customers rate it but you can't find out how it is rated by the health department. live from san francisco, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> in overnight news, just hours ago the agency announced the boeing 747 dreamliner jets due to safety concerns, it will remain in effect until the battery fires are resolved. >> with the lithium battery, that is a very serious problem. you don't need the -- don't need the real worry of a fire. >> san jos
profession as a local landscape architect in gardner with specialty of the native plants of san francisco. works exclusively in returning front yards to its original health, huge volunteer effort. what is most important about that is he doesn't entirely with his bicycle. we want more people who do the business on a bicycle, especially landscape design and architecture. he lives what he walks. he is a wonderful community member i would like to support his nomination, and urges appointment. think is so much. >> thank you so much. seeing none public comment is closed. (gavel) colleagues, we typically ask for appointments to the present. but it is as a reappointment. is there a motion? >> i move the nominee to come on board. >> we have a nomination, mr. allen to the full board. was recommendation. we have a second and can do that without opposition. >> item 3 appointing board members to appeal boards number one. there are four seats, five applicants. >>i do understand that one of the candidates, alberto rios has withdrawn his application. we have four seats and four applicants. we have sever
. mayor. >> good afternoon supervisors and of course members are constituents of san francisco welcome to our chambers. i want to congratulate the new supervisors as well and look forward to working with everybody four 2013. was good work. questions please. >> welcome mayor lee. i want to get some of your thoughts around healthcare cost overall. question today, rising healthcare costs accumulating with fiscal liabilities represent significant challenge. >> our obligations for providing quality and affordable health care for our city employees without jeopardizing the city's fiscal solvency is a priority of mine in the challenge that we have to take together. this year will spend 574 million dollars for the health care of our current employees retirees and dependents, about seven point eight percent of our city spending. in addition to annual bending for healthcare we have an equally significant issue on the horizon. the unfunded cost of paying for healthcare for all current employees once they retire. last november 2012 the city assessed our retiree health-care obligations an estim
in an appeal to the board of supervisors and an action in superior court. in 2010, the san francisco superior court ruled in the city's favor. the challengers appealed this ruling to the california court of appeals. just the california court of appeals issued a decision upholding the trial court's conclusion that the eir was adequate in all respects. the court also identified some minor technical problems with the approval process. the city attorney's office is evaluating those issues. we expect they can be resolved soon and without disruption to the sfmta's bicycle program. >> mr. yee, before you go on, i have been advised by the city attorney, this is something that we can't discuss today because it's not agendized. so we could at the next meeting in february, is that right? thank you go ahead, mr. yee? >> instructor: would like to introduce a couple of new senior staff, which you have personally be able to greet a few minutes earlier. i'm pleased to introduce alicia baptiste to the sfmta's new chief of staff. in this position, she will work closely with ed in the management of the agenc
departamento de una mujer y abusar sexualmented de ella , el sabado pasado en san francisco al sujeto lo arrestaron con la patrulla de caminos algo que hizo bien , peleo muy duro y estaba en buenas condiciones fisicas y mentales y pudo defenderse los investigadores dicen que el ataque es un incidente aislado para frenar la ola de violencia un comite , aprobó varias medidas con 11 alguaciles y varios técnicos la medida más polemica , es la contratacion de un consultorio pendiente las propuestas se llevaran a votacion la próxima semana . >>> a dos jóvenes los atropellaron el accidente ocurrió ayer en la tarde donde los arroyo en el área de las avenidas los trasladaron al hospital con lesiones según las autoridades , el doctor , coopera un hombre resultó herido de bala en el vecindario san francisco en la cuadra 200 los sospechosos , huyeron en un vehículo color gris donde la policía identifico a un hombre de asaltar a una mujer y ocasionar la muerte de 35 años es buscado de despojar sus pertenencias ,y de lanzar la mascota , en el barrio anuncio que la agencia abrira el prÓx
. >> health and for mission for san francisco restaurant also be available on yelp . >> mayor ed lee hosts including the scores from the department of public health will improve transparency and ultimately food safety. >> if it proves successful, the rest of course could find their way to other sites like google and trip adviser. >> currently, the city's restaurants are required to post this course are required to produce the live as by a customer. >> and three questions proven to be a recipe for success at all one basedask .com. the company has turned itself around by going back to its core entering people's questions. >> asked original mission was sidetracked early on by the success of google. >> now, instead of tried to go head-to-head with the tech giant as it back to doing what they do best. as is now consistently the top- 10 website, according to commerce or media metrix. >> it averaged 104 million visitors in december, and was the eighth most visited site. >> still ahead nudity in san francisco again in front of judges the dividend had state and federal court. >> will have details c
and your weekend forecast. >>> health information of your favorite san francisco restaurant will soon be easier to access in a new announcement from the mayor. Ñç5xñóÑmñz?cç?çÑkÑkÑe- >>> the third and final way of the uc regents meeting is underway. sal castanedo is live to explain the big focus of the meeting today. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. this is the last day. and one of the ideas that has emerged from the meeting is starting more online education. 10% of the general education requirements in the future could be set up on some online academy that the university is using here wants to set up. governor jerry brown, a regent himself and a graduate of uc berkeley says he likes the idea and has submitted -- committed $10 million from the state budget to help the university add more online courses. >> we have to get out of our comfort zone and look at this thing in a way how do we maintain, enhance this wonderful institution called the university of california? and i'm a person, you know, i've been around a long time, i care about this university
of the peninsula, 58 at pacifica and 61 down at half moon bay. downtown san francisco a high of 58 tomorrow. also 58 in the sunset district. north bay highs generally low 60s. 61 sonoma and calistoga. 62 santa rosa. near east bay 62. oakland 61 at union city and fremont. the inland east bay highs in the upper 50s and down near monterey bay mid to upper 60s. here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. just gets milder and milder. friday, saturday and sunday, we'll see highs ranging from 62 to 64 degrees. just a couple degrees cooler on monday and there will be further cooling and tuesday and wednesday and a few more clouds come into the picture but we do not expect any rainfall in the next 7 days. dry and quite mild for the weekend. >> a nice string of days. >> looks lovely. >> i may go suffering. >> i'll watch. >> the worst apps for taking your personal information without letting you know about them. stay with us. that story and more is ahead that story and more is ahead hereeíáf- well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, y
have noticed there is a shortage of good coffee shops or places to buy coffee in san francisco in the morning when people are trying to get to work. you know, this is evidenced by really the long lines at the stores. you know, i myself, i don't have a whole lot of extra time to sit and wait in line for 15-20 minutes. so i'm just going to skip it, if there isn't a place to go. and i think these coffee trucks are sort of unique in that they offer a solution that is good for the brick-and-mortar restaurants. because the brick-and-mortar restaurants are open, whatever, 10-12 hours during the day and so you have got this need, that goes on from whatever, 6-10 in the morning, when people are lined up. so you know the truck is there to sort of help in the need. and i think the impact to that is much less than if there is another store that opens up that is also open from 6:00 to 6:00 at night. one other quick comment. there was a letter that was just read here, mr. o'brien, royal exchange and the assumption is that if you run this kind of business, you know, it only cost $500 in per
city, same think. it will be close for menlo park and redwood city and san francisco. not much of a change. but other than that, it's a dry forecast. >>> there's shock and confusion this morning at notre dame. a football star bound for the nfl says he was duped by an elaborate hoax. mike tobin is live at the fox news bureau in chicago. it's about a made-up girlfriend from stanford university. mike? >> reporter: whether it's a convoluted scam or prank or a convoluted attack on promotion, somebody is laying on the blarney. the only thing that's clear at this station of the game, the director with the fighting irish is standing behind the linebacker. >> this was a very elaborate, very sophisticated hoax, perpetrated for reasons we can't fully understand. >> reporter: now, however, during the course of the season you could see manti te'o pointing fingers to the heavens, one for his grandmother, one for his girlfriend, that never exited. he said he would see them again, his grandmother and lennay kekua, the pretend girlfriend. they did not meet at stanford in 2009. the news organiza
to his father. >> she is grateful because my son never gave me any problems. in san francisco, reggie kumar, kron 4. >> pam: tonight, we are getting our first look at that historic artifact that was stolen in a daring robbery at the oakland museum of california. the museum is offering a 12- thousand dollar reward for the safe return. of this gold jewelery box. it was crafted sometime in the late 18-hundreds. kron-4's scott rates has the latest on the efforts to recover this one- of- a- kind artifact. >> new resolution pictures are showing this. >> this was a wedding gift from an early california of pioneer to his wife. >> this gold box dates back to the gold rush. there is no price tag but it is not cheap. >> we know that it is a significant value with not had it appraised in a while. >> reporter: the staffas wondering why. >> we speculate because it is it is important and the staff -- is wondering why. perhaps they were attracted because of the gold. >> reporter: they are hoping that this gold artifacts will find its way back to where it returns. >> we feel the the public feels like
. this san francisco store turned 415 into a brand is blaze but the area code for some parts is expected to run out of numbers by october 2015. >> i don't think the 415 will fully go away. everybody will still want that piece of 415. >> reporter: they held their first meetings to ask the public what it thinks of the new area code. it has two options it can split the region so one part keeps 415 and the rest, even current 415 phones would change to 628. no one knows where the split would happen or go to an overlay and add it in the 415 region. even local calls in area codes would require you to dial 1 plus the 10 digit number. long time san franciscans want to keep 415 and would prefer to hang up on the idea of hanging up on their number or dialing more. >> no one wants to dial more numbers they want it the same. if you make a mistake and have to dial the first number and then the next and so forth then you have so many numbers you have to dial it is confusing. >> reporter: santa clara county has already gone through its 669 overlay in the 408 region. c
next. >> then, plans for a new area code plan in san francisco. and why some people just do not like it. >> and michael fibby will abs your questions live just a little bit later. >> a live look at traffic on this wednesday afternoon. and it's the custom yairy crawl. traffic trying to get to the east bay, bumper to bumper, better for folks headingsu towards 101 south >>> a really bizarre story this afternoon. one of the most emotional story lines this past college football season. turns out it wasn't true. linebacker titao decided to play in the game against michigan state. this was just days after his grandmother and girlfriend died. on the same day. his story of playing through the heartache became a prominent theme during the undefeated season. it turns out the girlfriend, reportedly a stanford student never existed. the whole8ñ sordid tale came to light today in an article on dead spin.com. notre dame issued a statement saying he was the victim of a hoax. university officials say he came to them in december saying he thought he had bnt victim of a scam here.h7zy and some reports sa
grateful. from the san francisco police department from greg sir to denise flair erty and cheryl jennings and the girl friday and kept us moving all day and to the communications that we got the word out through the media and laura who kept us moving today and financial support. if you read about the justice department in the paper you know we can't pay for anything. when people come to my office quite literally i can't give them coffee. people think the government is high flying and i am here to tell you it's not true. there was support for this event and we couldn't be more grateful to the people that made this possible and the rosenberg foundation and they are here, the san francisco foundation and dr. sander herself and a round of applause, the california endowment and others provided tremendous financial support so thank you very much for that. [applause] . we really do appreciate it and the cohost and mary lee and tom torque son and who you met this morning and our next panel is planning for student safety opportunity and success and planning for action around the bay. our mod
for health ratings in restaurants and tara moriarty is outside of a popular san francisco diner with the latest on what they are doing. >> reporter: they look at how they are scoring it and it is open 24 hours and some customers give it the thumbs up. it was a plan initiated to make government information more easy to access. he hopes it will improve them and when how customers rate it, you really can't say how it is rated. >> especially restaurants. people are picky about what goes in their food and who is around there so it may make people feel more comfortable about eating it. >> reporter: here in san francisco, restaurant lobbyists defeated that plan but those who secured a ratings and the number of food born illnesses went down. they will be rated on a 100 point scale and the mayor will making an announcement where he serves as the chair of technology and innovation. >> he is putting pressure on congress and the president unveiled his proposals yesterday aimed at reducing gun violence. analysts say it will be tough getting any gun control legislation through and they are de
in san francisco. fog will be increasing in the valley but the coast and bay will continue to warm up and it looks quiet into the weekend. >>> anybody can now own a piece of solyndra. solyndra owned more than half million and in 2011 is filed for bankruptcy. most of the equipment was auctioned off and in santa clara they scooped up many of the tube shaped modules scooped up for $10 each. >>> many have to finds ways to get to school. the union is worried drivers could lose their jobs. more than 150,000 students are affected by the strikes including 5 4,000 children with special needs. >>> gary coleman died this week in his bay area home town. >> the fact is i adopted willis and arnold. >> his name was comrade. he adopted two young african- american brothers and one of the top stars say it is one of the most heart wrenching days of his life. it was a family show that tackled social issues. comrade bane was 75 years old. >>> a field outside of detroit getting so much attention. >>> good morning southbound 680 traffic looks good and there are some spots we have to tell you about that are
. the artist selected by the project is toper delaney, a san francisco based artist who specializes in environmental art. her works can be found throughout the bay area, nationally, and internationally, plazas and private properties. she selected two occasions for public art installations. one installation would be on the normally fas of the tower in the form inspired by the the japanese art basketry. it will be located at grade level plaza located at 10th abilityd market streets and will contain etchings, cultural stone pieces, and installation of painted materials. the final location are to be submitted for review by the planning director in association with the planning commission, as to concept of the installation at 1411 market street. the department staff supports the concept and location of the public art as proposed. this concludes my presentation. i would like to now introduce toper delaney for explanation of the art installation and inspiration behind the installations. thank you. >> good afternoon, commissioners. i'm toper delaney. do i have two or three hours? i'm very e
heard today in san francisco. and explaining what the plan tb7uight. with moon that is the regents hope to make college more accessible bringing in more revenue. the president of the"(tzr uc sym says we're at a turningmÑ point. california no longer has means to support the uc system the wait has for decades. instead, he said it's time to embrace other ways of safing and making money, enter online course autos so there is no luxury of sitting in the present trajectory unless you don't mind paying ever increasing tuition. >> the uc system offers 200 courses to under graduate and graduate students and attempted to reach out to nonuc students charging between $1400 and $2400 per class but it had little success. >> there have been failure as long the way. there are failures at columbia, illinois, other institutions. >> but promised within the next two months, the system will present a new program to develop moron line courses. >> i think those possibilities that give us the pose yifblt cross subsidizing our traditional bricks and mortar campus deliver rif uc quality. >> the regents heard fr
earthquake hit san francisco it is a wood frame tbuilding nearly every building in this block made this list because of the height of the building and how they are made. >> some of these locations have a lot of high risk areas. some are south of san francisco. they do not show much danger. foundation cracks is a another team were looking at there were concerned the about the potential of the first floor of collapsing during an earthquake. for some of these buildings just by looking at them from the outside you would never be able to tell the something is not safe. in an earthquake and hold her taller building for have the most casualties. and as you can imagine, the marina district made it this. chestnut street, francisco, they know what can happen during an earthquake. it was basically leveled in the 1989 area. it points out that they have that retrofitting and so they could be considered safe. you can check it out on my facebook fan page for the entire list. justin waldman, kron 4 >> pam: cold weater still hitting the bay area -- but a change is ahead soon. this is video from the san franc
section heading into san francisco. but traffic is so light there is not much of a delay at all but you will see it out there as you make your way towards treasure island. this is one accident we're following eastbound 4 approaching 242. this is heading into concord. so just a heads up. there's also some roadwork in lanes across that stretch and the eastbound highway 4 approaching loveridge. it actually looks like the westbound lanes are seeing a few brake lights already this morning heading out of antioch past a street. more roadwork this morning across the dumbarton bridge looks like on the westbound side of 84. coming up we'll get a check of mass transit. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> a star football player is the victim of a hoax involving a woman he said was his girlfriend. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in the newsroom this morning reporting the case has a bay area angle. anne. >> reporter: it's a bizarre story has a lot of people talking. the couple supposedly met after a game at stanford. the big question this morning, how c
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